Maxim Shanahan


Maxim Shanahan has covered the Yoorrook Justice Commission and Afghanistan war crimes investigations for since 2022. He holds a degree in law from the University of Sydney, and works for the Australian Financial Review. He writes mostly on law, and has covered domestic and international legal issues for Justinian, the Gazette of Law and Journalism and Honi Soit.

Against tide, Yoorrook Commission goes on

One year after the start of a unique Australian truth-telling commission run by First Peoples in the state of Victoria, known as the Yoorrook Commission, urgent recommendations have been made to authorities after hearings which grappled with the legacy and continuing reality of colonization. But the current dynamic, marked by the failure of a national […]
By Maxim Shanahan (our correspondent in Sydney, Australia)
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